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Assisted living hospice care, HCBS, Medicaid make OIG list

Assisted living hospice care, Medicaid personal care services, home- and community-based services waiver programs and Medicaid data are four topics that made the top 25 list included in the Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General’s “2017 Compendium of Unimplemented Recommendations.”

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House passes ACA replacement, provider groups express concerns

As health leaders in the government praised the Affordable Care Act replacement passed by the House of Representatives on Thursday, organizations representing senior living operators expressed concerns that it will harm residents and the healthcare system that serves them. And one group outlined a possible path forward.

More news for Wednesday, May 3

GAO testifies on Medicaid personal care services … Two will stand trial in death of resident with Alzheimer’s … For two college students, saying goodbye won’t be easy after a year living at senior living community

More news for Friday, April 14

Brookdale nurse supervisor alleges company owes wages … Friendship Retirement gunman sentenced to prison term … WSJ: Should Medicaid be converted to a block-grant program? … Detecting Alzheimer’s disease earlier using … Greebles?

More news for Friday, April 7

Governors’ proposed budgets for FY 2018: Focus on Medicaid and other health priorities … To help ward off Alzheimer’s, think before you eat … ‘This is serious neglect,’ woman says after installing secret camera in father’s room … Senior living worker faces up to 15 years in prison for stealing from residents … Assisted living facility fined $15,000 after ‘plague’ of bed bugs

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